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October 10, 2020

The Best San Diego IPA’s for Happy Hour at Home

With so many excellent San Diego brewed IPA’s available, how are you to choose? We’ve selected a few superb options to start with - many available nationwide!
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August 11, 2020

The Best Ice Cream in San Diego

Here’s the scoop: as far as ice cream goes, San Diego’s got plenty of it. If you’re into fancy flavors or just want the classics, there’s a creamery for you. Read on for a few local favorites and start planning…
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June 19, 2020

24 Hours in Little Italy

Little Italy is the perfect example of blending old and new, thanks to its mix of swanky hot-spot establishments and charming, nostalgic character.
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May 14, 2020

The Best Fruit-Forward Drinks for At-Home Happy Hours

Our homes now serve as offices, restaurants, movie theaters, and bars. I Love San Diego’s new At-Home Happy Hour series features the best locally made beverages perfect for cracking open during your next virtual get-together...all tested and approved by the…
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May 13, 2020

Want a Luxurious Wellness Getaway? Stay Here.

San Diego has a lot to offer as far as self-care is concerned. Take your pick of outdoor activities with breathtaking scenery, colorful farmers markets and healthy restaurants with superfood-centric menus. If you’re looking for a restorative retreat where you…
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May 13, 2020

Cheers Here: Where to go for Drinks with a View

Gazing out at the Pacific never gets old. If you’re looking for a bar or restaurant with incredible views of the water, you’re in luck: there are plenty of options in San Diego. We’re breaking down a few local favorites,…
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May 4, 2020

How to Bring San Diego to Your Living Room

When you can’t travel to San Diego, what’s the next best thing? A SoCal-inspired staycation! Here are our favorite ways to experience the greatest parts of SD, no matter where you happen to be.
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March 10, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Brett Miller

Want to know where LOCALS LOVE to hang out? We asked Brett Miller, Encinitas local, avid golfer and hospitality branding guru.
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February 23, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Hortense Soulier

Want to know where the LOCALS LOVE to hang out? We asked Hortense Soulier, French transplant, fintech operator, and San Diego savant.
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February 13, 2020

The Plant Lovers Guide to San Diego

Crazy plant people, rejoice! We’ve scoped out the most beautiful botanical spaces and stores in San Diego. If you just want to hang out in a beautiful green space, or you’re in the mood to shop for something planty, you’ll…
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February 10, 2020

Day Trip: Julian, CA

The mountain town of Julian is synonymous with apple pie. Head an hour East of San Diego and check out this charming small town - and bring your appetite.
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February 3, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Scott Fisk

Want to know where the locals love to hang out? We asked Scott Fisk, Mission Hills resident, San Diego Expert and your KAABOO connection.
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February 1, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Stephanie Sacks

Want to know where the LOCALS LOVE to hang out? We asked Stephanie Sacks, Encinitas native, digital designer and entrepreneur.
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January 30, 2020

Kensington: Get to Know This Cute ‘Hood

Kensington is an idyllic, family-friendly neighborhood that totally flies under the radar. If visitors are interested in checking out an adorable part of town that’s free from tourist traps and cheesy chain restaurants, look no further. This quaint community at…
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January 22, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Gabriela Sneider

Want to know where the locals love to hang out? We asked Gabriela Sneider, San Diego native, digital marketer & co-founder of Tortuga Del Mar coverups.
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January 21, 2020

Finding Gluten-Free Goodies in San Diego

Gluten-free friends, there’s no need to panic. You can enjoy quintessential San Diego favorites - beer included - while keeping your gluten allergy in check. Read on for a few go-to spots to find gluten-free goodies...this is just the tip…

THE BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

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September 12, 2019

Rustic Root

Modern rooftop destination featuring local, seasonal cuisine & craft cocktails in stylish surrounds.
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September 11, 2019

Caroline’s Seaside Cafe

Refined Californian-style brunch & lunch served inside or on a snazzy, eco-chic oceanside patio.
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October 23, 2019

El Zarape

Lively spot serves Mexican fare including seafood tacos & burritos among folk art.
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September 11, 2019

Breakfast Republic, Ocean Beach

Fun spot for inventive breakfast plates plus beer & cocktails in hip, quirky surrounds.
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August 24, 2019

Cafe Gratitude San Diego

A branch of the LA chain offering creative plant-based fare, juices, beer & wine in hip, clean digs.
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September 12, 2019

American Comedy Co.

Headlining comedians plus emerging talent perform at this intimate club in an underground setting.
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September 11, 2019

Morning Glory

Hip breakfast spot with globally-inspired dishes.
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September 24, 2019

Bird Rock Coffee

Award-winning coffee shop for organic, fair-trade java in stone-and-wood digs with big windows.

THE BEST PLACES TO STAY

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August 9, 2019

Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station

Just minutes from the SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo, this hotel offers a pool with waterfront views. It also features a waterside deli, restaurant, bar and an outdoor-poolside fire pit.
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August 28, 2019

The Guild Hotel

San Diego meets the Mediterranean Coast in this ultra chic yet understated hotel. Serving as the YMCA building from the twenties to mid-seventies, it was reconceptualized as a modern, design-forward luxury hotel and opened in 2019. Dine in the gorgeous…
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August 17, 2019

Hampton Inn Del Mar / Carmel Valley

In town for an overnight? Not far from UCSD and Torrey Pines State Reserve, this Hampton Inn is all about location. Enjoy quick access to the 5 freeway and get to North County, downtown or the beach in a snap.
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August 17, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Carmel Valley / Del Mar

In Sorrento Valley on business? This is a great option offering the comfort and conveniences of home. Take advantage of the resort-style pool, indoor/outdoor bar, and of course those signature Doubletree cookies.
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September 17, 2019

The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa

A dynamic luxury hotel, located a short drive from attractions like The Crossings at Carlsbad, Poinsettia Park and Legoland California.
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August 17, 2019

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

An opulent, palatial resort stretching 400 acres five miles from the coast. Spacious elegant rooms make for relaxing retreats after a day lounging by the pool, hiking nearby canyons, or exploring all that Del Mar has to offer.
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August 24, 2019

InterContinental San Diego

Located on the San Diego waterfront, this urban boutique hotel features guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows with striking San Diego Bay views.
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August 19, 2019

Holiday Inn Express Mission Hills

Tucked away between Old Town and Mission Hills, this is a good option for budget conscious travelers. Walking distance to local favorites Dos Brasas taco shop, Home & Away sports bar, and adorable California Bean coffee stand.